Washington, D.C. 20549 

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 14, 2024
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Florida 0-23081 59-3157093
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
 (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
125 Technology Park, Lake Mary, Florida 32746
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $.001 par value per share FARONasdaq Global Select Market LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company

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Item 8.01. Other events.

Executive Chairman Transition Back to Chairman

On March 14, 2024, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of FARO Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”) confirmed the plan that Yuval Wasserman, the Company’s current Executive Chairman, would return to his regular Chairman role effective as of April 15, 2024 (the “Effective Date”). The Board determined that Mr. Wasserman, in the role of Chairman, qualifies as an independent director for purposes of the applicable NASDAQ listing standards and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Alex Davern, the Company’s current Lead Director plans to transition out of the Lead Director role on the Effective Date and continue his service as an independent director.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This Current Report on Form 8-K contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that are subject to risks and uncertainties, such as statements about the Company’s expectations regarding its timing and plans related to the above-mentioned transition. Statements that are not historical facts or that describe the Company's plans, objectives, projections, expectations, assumptions, strategies, or goals are forward-looking statements. In addition, words such as “will,” “expect” and “shall” or words of similar meaning or discussions of the Company’s plans or other intentions identify forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to various known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors that may cause actual results, performances, or achievements to differ materially from future results, performances, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Consequently, undue reliance should not be placed on these forward-looking statements.

Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from what is expressed or forecasted in such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to the changes in the nature and timing of the above-mentioned transition, and any unexpected developments in the transition.

Forward-looking statements in this Current Report on Form 8-K represent the Company’s judgment as of the date hereof. The Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise, unless otherwise required by law.

The following exhibits are furnished with this Current Report on Form 8-K:
Exhibit  Description
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
    FARO Technologies, Inc.
  March 15, 2024 /s/ Matthew Horwath
    By:Matthew Horwath
    Its:Chief Financial Officer
(Duly Authorized Officer and Principal Financial Officer)